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Forum, Sept. 30: Equal Care for Mental Health; Who’s Best for New Hampshire?; A Flawed History of the GOP; ‘Into the Woods’

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Equal Care for Mental Health To the Editor: Thanks for your front page article, “Challenges Abound for Vermont’s Mental Health Care System,” (Sept. 28) which they certainly do. And chief among them is that while passage of the Affordable Care Act offers the promise of incremental improvement in the disparity among the ways various illnesses are treated, the basic premise under which mental health care is provided, well beyond Vermont, …

Anniversary: Kenyon — Mattson

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hartford — Susan and Robert Mattson celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with friends on Sept. 1, 2014, at the Black Rock Steakhouse Restaurant in Springfield, Vt. The couple has lived in Hartford for the last 29 years. Robert Mattson grew up in Vermont and worked as an air conditioning sales engineer and in …

Writing a World to Explore

Friday, September 26, 2014

When readers pick up S.S. Taylor’s latest book, The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair, she has a few goals in mind for them: To be engaged, to have fun and to sympathize with the characters. But her greatest goal is the same for Taylor as an author and a reader: …

Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served …

David Woodward

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — David Woodward, 51, died unexpectedly on Sunday July 20, 2014. He was born Sept. 13, 1962, in Randolph, Vt. the son of Wallace E. and Raynetta (Clogston) Woodward. He is survived by four brothers, Milo of Deming, N.M., Lawrence of White River. Jct., …

Four Towns Work on Waste

Saturday, July 19, 2014

White River Junction — Community leaders from several Upper Valley towns met Tuesday night to begin the slow process of considering collaborative solutions for collecting and processing the region’s trash, compost and recyclables. The unusual gathering of almost …

Forum, July 19: What is Offensive?; Norwich Priorities; Co-op Principles

Thursday, July 17, 2014

‘Valley News’ and The Party Line To the Editor: How dare the Valley News, the official newspaper of the Upper Valley Democratic Party, print political cartoons or letters to the editor that are offensive to its base of left-wing readers. You must apologize immediately for printing cartoons or …

Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal …

All Safe After River Mishap

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hartland — A Grafton man with special needs is safe and has been released from the hospital after numerous police agencies responded to Sumner Falls on Monday for a man who had left his caretakers and entered the …

Connecticut River Mishap Involves 3

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Hartland — Emergency workers canvassed the Connecticut River Monday afternoon after police said an autistic man jumped from the rocks at Sumner Falls into the water and his two caretakers jumped in after him. The three men were …

Lauren Perry

Friday, July 11, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — A celebration of life for Lauren Perry who died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, will be held on July 20 2014, at his home in Hartland starting at 1 p.m. All family, friends, and neighbors wishing to attend will be welcomed. …

Gordon and Barbara Rockwood

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — A committal service for Gordon and Barbara Rockwood, both born, raised and educated in Hartland, will be held Tuesday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, Vt. Gordon died Jan. 23, and Barbara May 6, 2014, in Oro …

North Hartland Post Office’s Future Unclear

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartland — The North Hartland post office will soon have to reduce its hours or close altogether, under a plan, known as POST, by the United States Postal Service to save money. Surveys were sent to North Hartland …